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Handmade alphabet greeting card

Make a designer card with hand lettering

There are umpteen occasions for sending cards – whether as a stylish invitation, for a birthday, a wedding or simply a friendly greeting to let someone know you’re thinking of them. It’s a good idea to keep a small stock of handmade cards so you always have a suitable one spare. We think hand lettering is really lovely for cards, and to do this we recommend our “must-have pen”, the edding 2185 gel roller. The gel roller works well for fine lettering and drawing on almost any type of paper and is available in a range of shimmering metallic shades. We designed our card with dancing letters and tried out different styles of hand lettering. They say that practice makes perfect – and hand lettered greetings cards are a great way to practice because you can play around with different styles to your heart's content!

Categories
Craft your own cards
Hand lettering
Products
Gel rollers
Materials
Paper, carton and cardboard
Difficulty
A bit more challenging
Downloads
Images (ZIP)

Step-by-step

Products and materials

Other materials

  • Heavy coloured art paper folded in the shape you want, or a ready-made folding card
  • Pencil

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